BLACKFOOT â€” The Children's Community Christmas Project is currently working to help provide toys to the children in the community who would have little or no Christmas. Between 650 and 700 children have a happier Christmas each year through this project.
BLACKFOOT â€” Two people were arrested earlier this week on drug charges after a route traffic stop Monday revealed the man was in possession of several drugs and a lot of cash.
Jerod A. Wilson, 37, of Blackfoot is in the Bingham County Jail on a $250,000 bond after Blackfoot Police found 2.2 ounces of methamphetamine, one ounce of marijuana, 1.2 grams of hashish, drug paraphernalia and $5,710 in cash during a vehicle search on traffic stop on Monday.
BLACKFOOT â€” The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory to be in effect until 6 p.m. this evening.
A line of intense snowfall over the Snake River Plain will shift south through Blackfoot and Pocatello this afternoon with intensifying snowfall from Blackfoot to American Falls through 6 p.m.
Snow accumulations of 2-4 inches are possible today.
Interstate 15 and 86 along with Highway 39 will see accumulating snow and slick roads through this evening.
Brief heavy snow will accompany the storm reducing visibility at times to one-half mile.
BLACKFOOT â€” A 34-year-old Blackfoot woman was rescued from the icy water at Jensen Grove Tuesday after she fell through the ice while attempting to rescue her dogs.
Passerby Tony Norton was at Jensen Grove on his lunch break when he saw the woman crawling across the ice toward her dogs.
â€śI wasnâ€™t sure what she was doing,â€ť said Norton. â€śThen I realized she was going after her dogs. She was making really good time. She was making a beeline toward them.â€ť